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Defending champ Federer beats Coric to make Dubai final

By SANDRA HARWITT
Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Defending champion Roger Federer moved back into the Dubai Championships final with a 6-2, 6-1 win over lucky loser...full story
updated 2015-02-27 10:42 PM
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    Updated: 2015年02月27日23:13 GMT+08:00
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Defending champ Federer beats Coric to make Dubai final
By SANDRA HARWITT
Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Defending champion Roger Federer moved back into the Dubai Championships final with a 6-2, 6-1 win over lucky loser....Fullstory

2015-02-27 10:42 PM

Scale of racism in World Cup host Russia exposed by study
By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World....Fullstory

2015-02-27 10:23 PM

Cypriot soccer referee targeted in bomb attack

Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cypriot police say a pipe bomb caused extensive damage to a car belonging to the wife of a soccer referee. Police say....Fullstory

2015-02-27 09:42 PM

Sevilla draws Villarreal in Europa League last 16 Sevilla draws Villarreal in Europa League last 16

Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- Defending champion Sevilla will play Villarreal in an all-Spanish clash in the Europa League last 16, and Fiorentina plays Roma in....Fullstory

2015-02-27 09:22 PM

Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by 3 after round 2

Associated Press

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) -- Stacy Lewis shot an unblemished round of 8-under-par 64 for a three-shot advantage over Amy Yang after the second round of....Fullstory

2015-02-27 08:22 PM

World Cup Pool B: South Africa v West Indies scores

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Scores after South Africa's 257-run win Friday in the World Cup Pool B match against West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground: South....Fullstory

2015-02-27 06:42 PM

James scores season high as Cavaliers beat Warriors James scores season high as Cavaliers beat Warriors
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday....Fullstory

2015-02-27 04:01 PM

Your Top Plays for Today Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ JAMES SCORES 42 TO LEAD CAVALIERS PAST WARRIORS LeBron James scores a season-high 42 points to lead Cleveland to....Fullstory

2015-02-27 03:22 PM

Clarke relishes World Cup "local derby" against New Zealand
By STEVE McMORRAN
Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Australia captain Michael Clarke describes it as "a local derby" and suggests it will be infused with all of the....Fullstory

2015-02-27 12:22 PM

6N: Bland France looking for win over Wales and identity 6N: Bland France looking for win over Wales and identity
By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Blues jerseys or red. Home or away. Tweaking or sweeping. For France, it doesn't matter. No gimmicks, changes in scenery or lineups have been....Fullstory

2015-02-27 09:42 AM

Fernando Alonso says he is 'perfectly fine' after crash Fernando Alonso says he is 'perfectly fine' after crash

Associated Press

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) -- Fernando Alonso says he is "perfectly fine" as he recovers at home from a crash during Formula One preseason testing that....Fullstory

2015-02-27 10:42 PM

Report: Sponsor to cover some costs for crisis-hit Parma

Associated Press

PARMA, Italy (AP) -- Crisis-hit Parma has reportedly signed a one-match deal with a sponsor that will cover costs for Sunday's match at Genoa. Still, players....Fullstory

2015-02-27 10:23 PM

Van Gaal: Van Persie set for long absence with ankle injury

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Robin van Persie has a right ankle injury that will keep the striker out....Fullstory

2015-02-27 09:22 PM

Women's World Cup super-G canceled in foggy Bansko

Associated Press

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) -- The women's World Cup super-G has been canceled because of fog. Friday's decision was announced after the start time had been delayed....Fullstory

2015-02-27 09:22 PM

Biggest Wins by Runs at Cricket World Cup
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

257_India vs. Bermuda, Port-of-Spain, 2007 257_South Africa vs. West Indies, Sydney, 2015 256_Australia vs. Namibia, Potchefstroom, 2003 243_Sri Lanka vs. Bermuda, Port-of-Spain, 2007 231_South Africa vs. Netherlands, Mohali, 2011 ....Fullstory

2015-02-27 07:01 PM

6N: England brings in Nowell, Goode for match vs Ireland

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- England has made its first selection changes of the Six Nations for Sunday's match against Ireland, bringing in winger Jack Nowell and....Fullstory

2015-02-27 06:22 PM

De Villiers' 162 lifts South Africa to 408-5 v West Indies De Villiers' 162 lifts South Africa to 408-5 v West Indies
By KEIRAN SMITH
Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- AB de Villiers scored the second-fastest World Cup century and helped South Africa shake off a sluggish Friday start to post an....Fullstory

2015-02-27 04:01 PM

Champion India aiming to continue World Cup momentum Champion India aiming to continue World Cup momentum
By IHITHISHAM KAMARDEEN
Associated Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- After high-profile wins over archrivals Pakistan and one of the tournament favorites, South Africa, India's biggest concern ahead of Saturday's match....Fullstory

2015-02-27 02:01 PM

Costa Rica's Alajuelense bests DC United 5-2

Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) -- Costa Rica's Alajuelense beat D.C. United 5-2 Thursday in the first leg of a two-match CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal. Alajuelense....Fullstory

2015-02-27 12:22 PM

Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic betting
By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers....Fullstory

2015-02-27 06:42 AM

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